Sealing Manager

Job ID:21162
Title:Sealing Manager
Employment Type:Full time

Job Description


The Senior Downer New Zealand team are travelling to London to interview on the following dates:


  • Sunday 30 October
  • Monday 31st October
  • Tuesday 1st November


If you would like the chance to work for this leading company in beautiful New Zealand, please apply today.


Come and live the dream Down Under!


Build and grow New Zealand’s infrastructure by bringing your expertise to our South Pacific paradise. New challenges, a new country, and a new lifestyle – make 2023 your year to experience something exceptional.  

There has never been a better opportunity for an infrastructure professional like you to secure yours and your family’s future in New Zealand.


At Downer, you will be leading from the front because we are New Zealand’s biggest integrated services provider. Day to day, we design, build, and service Australasia’s major civil infrastructure. From our roads to our rail, ports, and airports, our Transport business is responsible for keeping New Zealand moving.


In Aotearoa, New Zealand alone, Downer service 25,000 kms worth of roads.


Major Downer Projects include:

  • Transmission Gully in Wellington
  • Milford Road in Fiordland
  • Cameron Road in Tauranga
  • City Rail Link in Auckland

About the role:


Due to internal movements, our Sealing business in Canterbury & Tasman is on the hunt for a highly motivated leader who has the capability of driving this business into the future.


Based in Christchurch, this is a crucial role within our South Island Sealing Business and one which has a genuine impact on its success. A comprehensive role, youll have responsibility for both operational and financial performance and drive efficiencies with a commitment to developing your team and managing resources effectively.


You’ll be collaborating closely with key stakeholders to ensure commitment to process whilst delivering in line with best practice to meet our quality requirements. Championing our Zero Harm strategy, you will support and grow the zero harm culture of the team and the wider business, ensuring our teams embrace safe work practices in all their delivery.


About you:


With strengths both operationally and financially, you’ll bring your wide-ranging skills to the role. You’ll have experience managing operations, contracts, and people. In an ever-changing environment, you’ll be flexible and adaptable and be able to communicate changes across your team.


You’ll be committed to not only your own development, but that of your team, and actively seek out mentoring and development opportunities for them. Ideally, you’ll have  knowledge and understanding of surfacing operations and a relevant NZ Registered diploma OR at least three years of relevant experience .


Day to day you will be:

  • Delivering results in a commercially competitive environment
  • Empowering others to make decisions, deliver, and succeed
  • Understanding and delivering on safety requirements, enabling a zero harm environment
  • Planning and organising projects, as well as programming and scheduling works
  • Providing strong leadership, direction and management to the team
  • Developing, reviewing and negotiating variations to contracts, programs, projects and services
  • Resolving problems concerning contracts, programs, projects, services provided, and persons affected
  • Advising senior management on matters requiring attention and implementing their decisions and overseeing work by contractors and reporting on variations to work orders
  • Managing paperwork associated with contracts, programs, projects and services provided
  • Working with Project Managers, Architects, Engineering Professionals, owners and others to ensure that goals are met

Core Benefits of Working for Downer: 

  • Competitive remuneration and vehicle packages
  • Working for a progressive and stable employer, Downer offers more than just the basics youd expect from a large organisation. Our benefits are designed to develop the whole person, at home and at work - trust us when we say we’ve got you covered. Here’s just a brief insight into some of the many things we can offer you:
  • Free access for you and your immediate family to mental health & counselling services
  • A Flexible Working Policy, allowing work to work for you
  • Dedicated personal development plans that are reviewed quarterly, empowering you to take ownership of your career trajectory!
  • Access to over 50 training programmes including Leadership Pathways!
  • The latest and greatest tools of the trade our people require to successfully perform in their roles!
  • Access to a comprehensive employee benefits package through our partners – all employees have access to a great range of corporate discounts and benefits across banking, insurance, retailers, technology, vehicles, automotive, healthcare, childcare, homeware, dental care, travel, accommodation, gym memberships and more!


Secure your UK interview with Downer:

In order for your UK interview to be arranged and to receive the immigration assistance you may need, please ensure your application is made via this form, versus directly on Downer’s website.


This application is through Working In - Immigration and sourcing partners for Downer New Zealand’s 2022 UK interview event.


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